2013 Summer Seminar, July 15-18, Krakow, Poland

Mansour Omeira PDF Print

Mansour Omeira is a labour economist specialized in workers' rights and gender equality, with a focus on the Arab region. He is currently a consultant with the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (UNESCWA), providing technical advice on addressing
the barriers to women's economic participation in the ESCWA region. He was previously Labour Economist at the International Labour Organization (ILO) Regional Office for Arab States, where he also served as gender focal point for Arab States as part of the ILO Gender Network. He has worked in various research functions with the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), and United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA). He has written and presented on a number of world of work issues from a gender perspective, including: informal employment, international labour standards, non-discrimination, organizing and collective bargaining, domestic work, care work, youth employment, and rural employment. He holds a Master of Arts in Economics from the American University of
Beirut, where his thesis was on “Young women's employment in the Middle East and North Africa”.



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